Councillor Disclosures

All local government candidates and groups have obligations under the Election Funding and Disclosures Act 1981 (the Act).

The Funding and Disclosure Guide-Candidates, Groups and Official Agents at Local Government Elections is now available. The guide follows the election funding and disclosure timeline and provides candidates, groups and their official agents with information about their obligations under the Act and practical information about:

  • registering as a candidate for a Local Government election or by-election;
  • registering as a group for a Local Government election;
  • appointing and registering an official agent;
  • political donations;
  • loans;
  • electoral expenditure;
  • receiving political donations;
  • campaign accounts;
  • keeping records of political donations and electoral expenditure;
  • disclosing political donations and electoral expenditure; and
  • auditing of disclosures.

More information can be found on the Election funding Authority website

Members of the public may view the record of disclosures of  a Councillor at the following webpage- EFA Search disclosures

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Murrumbidgee Council's first Council Election was held on September 2017, with the inaugural Mayor, Cr Ruth McRae and her Deputy, Cr Robert Black. Cr's McRae and Black were re-elected to their positions in September 2019. The NSW Electoral Commission extended the term of Council by 12 months due to the COVID pandemic. The next Local Government elections will be held on Saturday 4 September 2021.

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